Re: projection questions

From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Mar 16 2006 - 21:37:08 PST

> I've never met a projectionist who used a filter (an 85 would work)
> to balance arc or Xenon to be close to incandescent -- it's not a
> common thing, except perhaps in a lab screening room. Most people
> just live with the fact the print will appear blue, but the
> audiences' eyes will compensate pretty quickly. The eyes tend to see
> white as white, whether it's bluish or reddish, as long as there's no
> external reference to fool them, so this passes.
> If you want a filter, bring your own, and pray for a kindly
> projectionist.

It's nice when a projectionist will go so far as to throw up a gel to
correct those old magenta-looking prints, but yes very rare.


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